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Frontend Developer - GIS and Mapping

Saab Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Posted: 06 Jul 2024


  • Estimate: $70k - $90k*
  • Zero income tax location


  • Visa Provided


  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


About the job
At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries regarded as technically impossible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a saferplace.

Your role
We are looking for a Frontend Developers to join our Product development team in Abu Dhabi.


  • Develop an interesting and innovative geospatial web application for an AI-based data fusion engine
  • Work together with co-workers in our offices in Abu Dhabi consisting of Backend developers, AI/ML and DevOps engineers

Experience and Skills:

  • 2+ years of development with JavaScript, TypeScript, and/or Node.js for geospatial applications
  • Frameworks and libraries such as CesiumJS, Three.js, Leaflet, OpenStreetMap, KML, Mapbox, PostGIS, WebGL, Google Maps API, React, Vue.js, Angular
  • Strong spoken English and written communication skills
  • A good eye for detail
  • Tenacity in solving problems
  • Work both independently and as part of a team
  • Familiarity with the Linux operating system and shell, Docker and Kubernetes
  • Git version control

This position requires that you undergo a security screening in accordance with the Saab internal processes.

What You Will Be a Part Of
Saab’s strategy for growth includes building local business in selected markets, with focus on key customer countries. You will become part of Saab Company, which operates in Tawazun Industrial Park, Abu Dhabi

About Saab
Saab is a global defence and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defence, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number 19,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is also a company with opportunities. A company where we see diversity as an asset and where you have both considerable responsibility and good opportunities for advancing in your career. But also a company that respects each person’s needs for a rewarding life beyond work.

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About Saab

As a leading defence and security company, Saab offers solutions that range from the depths of the oceans to high in the sky, on land and in cyberspace, to keep people and society safe. Empowered by their 22,000 talented people, they constantly push the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable, and more equitable world. Saab designs, manufactures, and maintains advanced systems in aeronautics, weapons, command and control, sensors, and underwater systems. They are headquartered in Sweden and have major operations all over the world and are part of the domestic defence capability of several nations.